Browsing by Author "Chamaiporn Rongsirikul"
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ItemThe Extracurricular that Promotes Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs): A study on Student Leaders at Assumption University of ThailandAccording to the quality of education in higher education institution, the component on student development activity is set as one of the quality assurance components that lead to the quality of graduates and the quality of the higher education institution. At Assumption University, the Student Learning Outcomes ( SLOs) are used as the target for student development, the creation of student development plan and the intervention methods or activities in each project are designed and applied in extracurricular for student development. As SLOs are presented in a form of statements indicate the expected results and objectives in each project on student activities. This study, therefore, the SLOs refer to the competencies of students that developed and performed after participating in the extracurricular provided by the University Student Affairs. Hence, this study aimed, (1) to explore the student learning outcomes of the extracurricular provided by the University Student Affairs, and ( 2) to identify the level of achievement of the Student Leaders on the learning outcomes. The 264 projects on student activities were analyzed for the learning outcomes by using the content analysis method. There were ten competencies found as the results of objective one; (1) communication, (2) motivation, (3) virtue ethics, ( 4) intercultural difference sensitivity, ( 5) emotional intelligence, (6) creativity management, (7) teamwork, (8) leadership, (9) discipline, and (10) management. Later, these ten competencies were developed into 42 questions for students’ self- assessment. The results retrieved from 675 respondents shown average score ( Mean) from 5- point rating- scale on the level of achievement on competencies from the highest to the lowest Mean as; virtue ethics 4. 40, communication 4. 36, intercultural difference sensitivity 4. 36, motivation 4.35, emotional intelligence 4.34, creativity management 4. 31, teamwork 4. 29, leadership 4. 26, discipline 4. 22 and management 4.18. The benefit of the study can be used in designing the extracurricular and the intervention method or activities for the student development. This is to be more concentration of students’ need and to promote the quality of students’ life for their development in the education system.